Welcome to Focus on the Future Training Center
Focus on the Future Training Center is a highly regarded private school in Plano, Texas for students, ages 3 to Grade 12, with Autism and other developmental disorders. We offer some of the best Autism early intervention in the country, as well as unique individualized curriculum featuring Speech Therapy,
Occupational Therapy, Music instruction based on Speech Therapy principles, and Art instruction based on Occupational Therapy principles to name a few of the approaches we use to individualize our curriculum.
Our small classrooms of approximately 10-12 students and our low student/teacher ratios of approximately 3:1, create a rich learning environment, permitting intense one-on-one instruction. Read More→
We started our son, Maximo, in Focus on the Future Training Center in August 2009. I had very noticeable results even after a few months of him starting there. After two years at Focus, he was ready to
We offer some of the best Autism early intervention in the country, as well as unique individualized curriculum featuring Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music instruction based on Speech Therapy principles, and Art instruction based on Occupational Therapy principles to name a few of the approaches we utilize quite successfully.
On behalf of Focus on the Future Training Center staff and administration, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our students who will be attending Focus on the Future Training Center for
A Message from Focus on the Future’s Founder
Dr. Brenda M. Batts
After accumulating more than 20 years of successful training and consulting with thousands of private clients, public school districts, and Education Service Centers, Focus Special Education, LLC opened a new private school in August 2006, Focus on the Future Training Center. We integrate Speech Therapy and other therapeutic approaches in every part of our curriculum to help your child bridge their deficits
Our strategy is to offer specialized training designed to help children with special needs better adapt to our society. Without specialized intervention and training, our society is often times too complex and confusing for your special needs child to function in ways that are considered socially acceptable.
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Focus on the Future offers a number of terrific workshops for both parents and educators on an array of topics. These workshops are delivered on demand, provided a minimum of 20 attendees participate. They can also be delivered on-site at an educational facility or other location of your choice—provided minimum registrations are achieved. Upcoming workshops are listed below. Click on the title to go to the sign-up page. Educators, please contact us if you are interested in hosting one of our workshops on-site for your staff or organization.
Dealing with Challenging Behaviors November 30, 2013
Living with Autism January 25, 2014
Building a Strong Basis for Communication February 22, 2014
Making Sense of Sensory Issues March 29, 2014
August 16 (Fri) Open House, 11am-12pm
August 19 (Mon.) First day of classes
September 2 Labor Day Holiday
September 27 (Fri.) Parents Meet & Greet (Time TBA)
October 11 (Fri.) Half day. Class ends at 12pm
October 14-18 Fall Break
October 31 (Wed.) Halloween Party
November 26 (Tue.) Thanksgiving party
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 20 Christmas Holiday Party
December 23-Jan 6 Christmas Break
January 20 Martin Luther King Holiday
February 17 Staff Development Day (student holiday)
March 10-14 Spring Break
April 11 (Fri.) Focus Family Outing
April 18 (Fri.) Easter Holiday
May 9 8th Annual Golf Tournament
Scholarship Fundraiser. Register now!
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday
May 30 Last Day of Classes